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Monday, 4 August 2008

Still on Vacation


Our vacation has gone well to this point. We spent last weekend at a family reunion in Springville. It was so nice to get together with family and see everyone. There are many new members of the family added through marriage and new babies. We definitely don't get together often enough.

This reunion was for all the descendants of my paternal grandma and grandpa. My sister made the observation that every member of the family is active in the LDS church. My grandparents were pretty amazing people to raise a family who are all strong in their beliefs and who find such joy in each other's company. It was funny whenever one of the little ones cried and every mother jumped because they all sound so much the same. This reunion just ended and I'm already looking forward to the next one.

Now we hanging out in South Jordan so my kids can spend some time with their grandparents. They've gone up to temple square today while Rick and I did a little shopping of our own. We really aren't consumers though. We did a lot of looking around but didn't buy much.

Tomorrow we are on our way to Arizona so my kids can experience real heat. That should be interesting. I'm looking forward to showing them the interesting plant life in Arizona, the Grand Canyon, and best of all my mother's side of the family.

2 comments:

Cathy Witbeck said...

Wow, what a great family, and all of them active. You are blessed.
Sounds like you are having fun.
Remember when you get to Arizona that you can go from the air-conditioned car to the air-conditioned house to the air-conditioned venue. This comes directly from the Whimpy Canadian Heat Survival Guide (which I wrote personally).

The Savage Family said...

It was a good reunion, wasn't it. I, too, can't waith for the next one. It sounds like you are enjoying your vacation! I can't wait to see you in a couple of days. Yipee! Drive safe. And Happy Birthday!

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